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Jonathan Singer Photographs:,digital photographic prints

Donor:
Singer, Jonathan, Dr.  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (1 box, 13 photoprints)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Digital images
Photographs
Date:
2011
Scope and Contents:
Custom-made wooden box containing 13 matted digital color prints, of guitars and a mandolin, by Dr. Singer. The subjects are custom-made instruments in private collections. Cover text: "Gibson Boxed Set #1/5 / This Gibson commemorative / Morrison Hotel Gallery / boxed edition containing / thirteen original digital / prints were shot with a / Hasselblad H2D-39 and / printed on Casson paper," signed by the photographer and dated 2011. Image sizes approx. 18" x 13-1/2". Each print is signed in pencil under the image at left, and the photographer's blind-stamp is at the right. Mounts are Foam-Core, with descriptive labels on the verso. Mat hinges are masking tape.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Jonathan Singer is a podiatrist who gained notoriety as a botanical photographer, then turned his attention to handmade guitars. See http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2008/03/flowerphotog200803 from Vanity Fair.
Provenance:
Donated by Jonathan Singer on May 20, 2011.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Jonathan Singer retains copyright. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mandolin  Search this
Guitars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Photographs -- Digital color prints -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Photograph by Jonathan Singer, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1243
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Jonathan Singer Photographs:,digital photographic prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1243
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Jacob and Eleanor Reis photographs

Photographer:
Reis, Jacob A.  Search this
Creator:
Reis, Eleanor Nicely, Mrs.  Search this
Extent:
174 transparencies (dupe trans, black & white, 6 x 9 cm. )
96 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 8 x 11 cm. )
96 transparencies (dupe trans, black & white, 8 x 11 cm. )
24 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 9 x 11 cm. or smaller )
110 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 9 x 11 cm. or smaller)
129 lantern slides (silver gelatin, black & white, 6 x 9 cm. )
3 volumes (copy prints, black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
2 volumes (contact prints, black & white, 9 x 11 cm. )
174 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 6 x 9 cm. )
Container:
Item 129
Item 174
Item 174
Item 96
Item 96
Item 24
Item 110
Culture:
Bassa (Cameroon people)  Search this
Bassa (Liberian and Sierra Leone people)  Search this
Ntumu (African people)  Search this
Bulu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Transparencies
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
1910-1920
Summary:
Photographs taken by Jacob Anthony Reis to document his experiences in Southern Cameroon while serving as a Presbyterian missionary from 1909 to 1945. The photographs document the life and peoples at Jacob A. Reis's mission stations, especially in and near Efulen, Cameroon, in the early 20th Century. African peoples pictured include the Bassa, Bulu and Ntumu. Structures depicted include churches, a dispensary, a fishing hut, a saw mill, school buildings such as a Baptist girls' school in Doulal and thatched roof buildings. Also included are African ritual objects collected by the mission and a photographic reproduction of a handwritten statistical list of bible readers, communicants, preachers and students.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Biographical/Historical note:
Jacob A. Reis, 1883-1945, Presbyterian missionary; graduated from Wooster College; attended Bloomfield Theological Seminary and ordained in 1908; joined the Presbyterian Church's mission in Cameroon in 1909; returned to the United States to complete his studies at the Western Theological Seminary in 1912; traveled back to Africa and served until his death in 1945.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Transparencies
Black-and-white negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-004
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-004

Willys-Overland Company Photographs, 1914-1917

Creator:
Willys-Overland Motors, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs -- 1910-1920
Date:
1914-1917
Summary:
The collection documents World War I ordnance shell production at the Willys-Overland Company.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Ordnance  Search this
Factories  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Willys-Overland Company Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1442
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1442
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Lawrence Robbins Water Mill Photographs

Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Donor:
Ogden, Darius  Search this
Photographer:
Robbins, Lawrence  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Maps
Photographs
Essays
Place:
Maryland
Virginia
Date:
1916-1917.
Scope and Contents:
Black-and-white photoprints of mills, taken ca. 1916-1917, some captioned in shorthand; a notebook, also in shorthand; two postcards of mills; a typescript essay entitled "On the Hunting of Old Mills"; and maps, presumably used to find the mills. Of those captioned, most of the mills in the captioned photographs are in Maryland and Virginia.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Washington, D.C. lawyer and amateur photographer.
Provenance:
Donated by Darius A. Ogden to the National Museum of American History's Division of Work and Industry (then called the Division of Engineering and Industry) in 1993.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Postcards -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Mills -- Maryland  Search this
Mills -- Virginia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1910-1920
Essays
Citation:
Lawrence Robbins Water Mill Photographs, 1916-1917, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0995
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0995

Marne Battle Memorial, America's Gift to France [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
MacMonnies, Frederick 1863-1937  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1928-1931
Topic:
History--France--World War I  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Allegory--Place--France  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Liberty  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0038188
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_38189

France as Joan of Arc in Armor (sketch for Marne Battle Memorial) [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
MacMonnies, Frederick 1863-1937  Search this
Subject:
Joan of Arc  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1920
Topic:
History--France--World War I  Search this
Allegory--Place--France  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Dress--Historic--Armor  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0038019
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_38020

Lora Hadley photographs of the Southwest

Creator:
Hadley, Lora  Search this
Extent:
7 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Taos Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Puye (N.M.)
Mexico
Taos (N.M.)
Date:
circa 1910-1920
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Lora Hadley during her healthcare work in the Southwest, which document pueblos, churches, and the pueblo remains at Puye, New Mexico, and include an image of a cross left during a funeral procession in the northern mountains of Mexico. Extensive descriptive notes are written on the versos, possibly by Hadley.
Biographical/Historical note:
Lora Hadley was a United States government healthworker educated in psychology and sociology at the State University of Iowa (BA, 1916) and the University of Pennsylvania (MA, 1917). She worked as an assistant for the Iowa Child Welfare Research Station in 1918. From about 1922-1925, Hadley was a psychologist and researcher for the Bureau of Child Welfare in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and served as acting director for part of this time. In 1925 Hadley was appointed Instructor of Sociology and Dean of Women at New Mexico State College (now New Mexico State University). She coauthored "Farm Children: An Investigation of Rural Child Life in Selected Areas of Iowa" with Bird T. Baldwin and Eva Abigail Fillmore (1930).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 84, Lora Hadley photographs of the Southwest, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.84
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-84

Photographs of Aline Saarinen as a Young Girl

Collection Creator:
Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein), 1914-1972  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910s-1920s
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Aline and Eero Saarinen papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Quotation, publication, or reproduction of scripts or films prepared for television must be cleared with NBC for rights: NBC Studios, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY.
Collection Citation:
Aline and Eero Saarinen Papers, 1906-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Aline and Eero Saarinen papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-saaralin-ref91

Photographs of anthropologists at the University of California, Berkeley

Names:
Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Ishi, d. 1916  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957  Search this
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959  Search this
Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Extent:
2 copy prints
Culture:
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yana Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1915
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Robert Lowie and other anthropologists at the University of California, Berkeley. One photograph depicts the Yana Indian Ishi with Robert Harry Lowie, Paul Radin, Edward Sapir, and Thomas T. Waterman. The second photograph, which appears to have been made around the same time, shows Alfred Louis Kroeber, Lowie, a man, and a woman, in front of the metal shed that housed the Museum of Anthropology (later the Lowie Museum) at the University of California at Berkeley.
Biographical/Historical note:
The photographs were probably made in the summer of 1915 when Ishi was living with Thomas T. Waterman and employed as an informant by Edward Sapir. Robert Lowie, who was engaged in field work as a member of the staff of the American Museum of Natural History, may have traveled to California to attend a special meeting of the American Anthropological Association held in August.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-16
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Kroeber and Lowie at the University of California, Berkeley, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 77-68.
A letter from Kroeber to Waterman concerning Sapir, Ishi, and the Zuni language can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7116.
An additional photograph of Ishi can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24.
Papers and notes by Paul Radin can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 3609, MS 4652, and MS 1800-a-b-c-d-e.
Papers and notes by Sapir can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1751, MS 2806 and MS 4929.
Papers, notes, and photographs by Waterman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 3183, MS 1863, MS 2916, MS 2915, MS 2938, and MS 1864.
Papers and notes by Kroeber can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 2622, MS 2560, and MS 3134.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 81-16, Photographs of anthropologists at the University of California, Berkeley, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-16
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81-16

Roy Schultz Collection of Underwood and Underwood Photographs

Photographer:
Schultz, Roy  Search this
Names:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1902 - 1918
Scope and Contents:
522 black-and-white silver gelatin photographic prints, and four glass lantern slides, taken for the Underwood & Underwood photography studios. The prints cover subjects in the news during the period of 1902-1918, with particular emphasis on World War I. The World War I images depict numerous aspects of the war, including ordinance, encampments, ships, and the aftermath of battles. The construction of the Panama Canal is also covered in a number of photographs. Other subjects included are agriculture, disasters, and general travel scenes. Among the travel scenes, there are numerous images of New York City.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Schultz was an employee of the Underwood & Underwood firm. Underwood & Underwood supplied the images to the press for use in newspapers.
Provenance:
Donated by Robert E. Clark, 2015.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Ships  Search this
Ordnance  Search this
War  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1910-1920
Lantern slides
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1900-1910
Citation:
Roy Schultz Collection of Underwood and Underwood Photographs, 1902-1918, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1330
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1330

Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of World War I

Creator:
LaVoy, Merl  Search this
Extent:
254 copy prints
Culture:
Serbs  Search this
Macedonians  Search this
Turks  Search this
Transylvanian ethnic groups  Search this
Romanians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Hungary
Greece
Bulgaria
Romania
Serbia
Turkey
Date:
circa 1910-1920
Scope and Contents note:
Copies of photographs made by Merl Lavoy in modern Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Serbia, and Turkey diring the first World War. They document soldiers (mostly British, French, and Serbian) and war machinery, as well as images of cities and villages, and local people (Transylvanians, Macedonians, Serbs, and Turks). The collection also includes a series of images showing the King and Queen of Romania in Transylvania.
Biographical/Historical note:
Merl LaVoy (1886-1953) was a photographer, documentary film maker, and cameraman for Pathé News, a British company that produced documentaries, newsreels, and cinemagazines (1910-1970).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R92-40
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Otis Archives.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional LaVoy photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 8 and Photo Lot 97.
Correspondence from LaVoy held in the National Anthropological Archives in the Ales Hrdlicka Papers.
Provenance:
Donated by the Otis Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 1992.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Topic:
Artisans  Search this
Markets  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Artillery  Search this
Trench warfare  Search this
Armies  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot R92-40, Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of Eastern Europe, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R92-40
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r92-40

Photograph Album

Collection Creator:
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910s-1920s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers, circa 1890s-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-feitlors-ref864

Rosalie O'Connell Photograph Album

Collector:
O'Connell, Rosalie Melita  Search this
Names:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Pennsylvania Railroad.  Search this
Gable family  Search this
Barry, George  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Albums
Photographs
Place:
Baltimore (Md.) -- 1910-1920
Date:
1912-1917
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains 205 photoprints, including 149 informal outdoor portraits and 46 studio portraits. Although the photographs, post cards, and other materials have been physically removed from the cyanotype album, album captions for the photographs are preserved in copy photographs made before the materials were removed during conservation treatment. The following is excerpted from Carolyn Long's paper, "The History and Conservation Treatment of the Baltimore and Ohio Cyanotype Book and Rosalie O'Connell's Album, Plus the Cyanotype Process Explained" (copy in control file).

Snapshots, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia were adhered to the reverse of the cyanotypes, and several sentimental poems, evidently Rosalie's own compositions, were written on the back pages. At the time the album was assembled, she dated the pages and wrote formal inscriptions with dark brown ink in a flowing script. In later years she wrote further explanations and made humorous comments with a blue ballpoint pen, apparently in the 1940's or later. The pictures and inscriptions create a record of a young woman's life in the early twentieth century that is as interesting as the views of railroad bridges and depots on the front of the pages.

Rosalie appears to have been in her teens or early twenties at the time, and was a pretty, vivacious girl with long dark hair. Her family, the C. T. O'Connells, lived at 2011 Barclay Street, Baltimore, in a blue-collar neighborhood near the railroad yards. Many railroad employees lived in the area, which offers an explanation of how Rosalie happened to have the cyanotype book. The O'Connells were a large Irish Catholic family, according to the album, which mentions Rosalie's siblings: Florence, an older sister with two children, Charles and Ursula; Bill, who served in the Mexican War; Ed, a football player; Richard, who ran for Democratic delegate to the State Convention in 1915; and a younger brother named Bartlett. Apparently Richard was Rosalie's favorite brother, for she wrote inscriptions such as "My Pal" and "My Dick" under his pictures. It was Richard's wife Ona who later sold the album to the Museum.

The O'Connells' neighbors were the Gables and the Feldmeyers. The Gables and their children are shown behind their house, with a wooden privy in the background. Above their picture, Rosalie wrote "The Dirty Dozen in 1916." "Pop" Gable apparently worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad and is pictured on top of a "Pennsy" engine. There are also snapshots of Rosalie with her flock of chickens in the back yard, and of neighborhood girls having a "fresh air fund" bake sale at 2003 Barclay.

Rosalie's best friend was Beatrice "Beets" Malstrom. The two girls, with other friends and family members, swam and ice skated at Jane's Creek and went to Riverview Park. Rosalie worked at Turner's Grocery Store on North Avenue, and a series of snapshots shows her co-workers clowning with a bottle of beer on a motor scooter.

Rosalie was courted by George Barry, who is shown with her on the boat Louise when he was home on furlough from the Navy in 1917. Poems and inscriptions suggest an eventual breakup of the relationship. Above one of these pictures she wrote, "The arrival -peace and happiness unexpected." Later, however, she wrote in ballpoint, "so mixed up," and "He was nice, but I was not in love."
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series. Materials arranged topically, with a copy photographic key to the original album arrangement.
Biographical / Historical:
In the 1890s the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad maintained a photographic record of its properties along its routes (Divisions); a book of cyanotype prints was made of each Division for railroad officials. The Museum purchased a book of the Baltimore & Ohio Philadelphia Division from the sister-in-law of Rosalie M. O'Connell, and found that it contained personal photographs mounted on the backs of the cyanotypes. Rosalie O'Connell had used the book as a personal photograph album from 1912 to 1917. Because the scrapbook material was damaging the cyanotypes, the National Museum of American History, Division of Conservation removed the photographs in 1985.

Rosalie apparently had come into possession of the cyanotype book when she was a teen-aged girl, possibly due to her father's job with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and/or the presence of other B & O employees in the neighborhood. Between the years 1912-1917 Rosalie used it as a personal photo album and scrapbook, adhering snapshots, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia to the reverse side of the cyanotypes. Because these items and the adhesives were causing damage to the cyanotypes, in 1985 Carolyn Long of the NMAH Division of Conservation removed the O'Connell material from the cyanotype pages. Thus for the first time the "Rosalie O'Connell Photograph Album" was physically separated from the B & 0 cyanotype album.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Baltimore & Ohio cyanotype book in mechanical and civil engineering collection, NMAH.
Provenance:
The collection was purchased by the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering from Mrs. Richard C. O'Connell in 1979.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Recreation -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Parks -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Swimming -- 1910-1920  Search this
Skating -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Soldiers -- 1910-1920  Search this
Outhouses -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Youth -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Catholics -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Railroads -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Priests -- 1910-1920  Search this
Irish Americans -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Family -- 1910-1920 -- Baltimore (Md.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums -- 1900-1920
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Rosalie O'Connell Photograph Album, 1912-1917, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0187
See more items in:
Rosalie O'Connell Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0187

Photograph of Coffin with Colleagues

Collection Creator:
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 53
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-1920
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The William Anderson Coffin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
William Anderson Coffin papers, 1886-1924. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Anderson Coffin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-coffwill-ref80

Photograph Album, Loose Photos

Collection Creator:
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910s-1920s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers, circa 1890s-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-feitlors-ref865

James S. Stephens Photograph Collection

Creator:
Stephens, James Shand, 1860-  Search this
Names:
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company  Search this
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930  Search this
Stephens, James Shand, 1860-  Search this
Stinson, Katherine  Search this
Stinson, Marjorie  Search this
Woodruff, Frank  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic Feet (4 folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1910-1929
bulk 1910-1920
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following four series of early aviation photographs collected by James Stephens: five photographs of Katherine and Majorie Stinson; 33 photographs relating to the Goodyear Blimp and the construction of a blimp hangar; 25 photographs relating to Glenn Curtiss and Frank Woodruff; and 47 continental aviation photographs depicting air shows and expositions in Monaco, Madrid and Paris, -- these images were taken by a French agency and have French captions inscribed verso. Unfortunately, there are no photographs of Stephen's inventions included in this collection.
Biographical / Historical:
James Shand Stephens (1860 - 192?) was an early pioneer in aviation in the Midwest. Born in Nova Scotia, Canada, Stephens was educated as a professional engineer and worked as a mechanical engineer for several companies in Canada and the United States, including the White Bear Power and Light Company; the Hamm Brewing Company; the Milwaukee Railroad; and he served as chief electrician at the Columbia Exposition of 1892. After 1910, Stephens devoted most of his time to aeronautics. Stephens was an officer of the Illinois Aero Club, an editor of 'Aerial Age,' and also helped plan the International Aviation Meet in Grant Park (1911) and the Gordon Bennett Aeroplane Race (1912). Stephens was also the inventor of the Steco Aerohydroplane as well as the Steco Cyclecar. Stephens designed the Steco Aerohydroplane in 1909-1910, built it in 1911, and made the final assembly and mounted the engine in 1914. After the aircraft's test flights in July, 1914, it was dismantled and stored.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Robert H. Adams, Gift, 1996, 1997-0011, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airships  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions -- Monaco  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions -- Madrid  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions -- Paris  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1997.0011
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1997-0011

Domestic Life Glass Photograph Collection

Donor:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Photographs
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
St. Paul (Minn.)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents note:
Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art historical subjects and may be academic lecture materials.
Arrangement:
Organization by plate size. Unarranged at this time.
Biographical / Historical:
The lantern slides and glass photographs include miscellaneous family photographs and portraits, photographs of buildings, and art historical subjects.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Contact David Haberstich, Head of Photographic Collections, for an appointment.,As this collection is glass, it must be handled with extreme care. Researchers must handle the material with gloves.
Rights:
Photographs available for reproduction. Most probably in public domain. Fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Art -- History -- Lectures  Search this
Floods -- 1910-1920 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides -- Lectures
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1900-1920
Citation:
Domestic Life Glass Photograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0292
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0292

Yadkin River Dam Photograph Album

Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Kemmer, Frank  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Yadkin River (N.C.)
North Carolina
Date:
1916-1917
Summary:
Photograph album showing all aspects of construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River in North Carolina.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of one album containing 101 photographs documenting the hydroelectric project and construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River near Badin, North Carolina. Frank Kemmer took the photographs from December 30, 1916 through April 25, 1917. Images include the trusses, piers, cranes and other equipment.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in one series.

Series 1, Photograph Album, 1916-1917
Biographical / Historical:
Narrows Dam is located on the Yadkin River, one of the largest rivers in North Carolina. The dam and its hydroelectric station was constructed by the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa), to supply power for an aluminum production plant nearby.
Related Materials:
Other Archives Center collections relating to dams and hydroelectric power plants include Robert F. Olds Collection and John L. Savage Collection.
Separated Materials:
Four lantern slides of electric furnace operation were placed in the Division of Engineering and Industry reference collection and received no numbers.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Department of the History of Science and Technology, Division of Engineering and Industry by Frank Kemmer's granddaughter, Anne Wheelock, in 1990. It was transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Rivers -- North Carolina  Search this
Dams -- North Carolina  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Citation:
Yadkin River Dam Photograph Album, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1041
See more items in:
Yadkin River Dam Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1041

John G. Verkamp photograph collection of the Grand Canyon

Publisher:
Verkamp, John G. (John George)  Search this
Extent:
15 prints (Album :, tinted photogravure)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Photographs
Place:
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Date:
circa 1915
Scope and Contents note:
Images of the Grand Canyon, including views from the rim and various trails.
Biographical/Historical note:
John George Verkamp (circa 1877-1944) moved from Ohio to the developing South Rim of the Grand Canyon in 1898, where he began selling American Indian crafts out of a tent at the head of the Bright Angel Trail. At the end of the summer he sold his inventory to a hotel operator and returned to Flagstaff. In 1905, he and his wife Catherine returned to the South Rim and began the construction of their new store, Verkamp's Curios. They opened for business on January 31, 1906, and built a successful business which employed American Indian craftsmen.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-25
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Cline Library Special Collections and Archives Department at Northern Arizona University holds the Verkamp Collection, 1905-2002 (NAU.MS.401; NAU.PH.2008.1; NAU.MI.2008.1).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-25, John G. Verkamp photograph collection of the Grand Canyon, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-25
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-25

Eber Cole Byam photograph and pamphlet collection of Mexico

Collector:
Byam, Eber Cole  Search this
Publisher:
Castilloa Rubber Plantation Company  Search this
Chiapas Rubber Plantation Company  Search this
Palenke Rubber Plantation Company  Search this
Tulija River Plantation Company  Search this
Photographer:
Cooper, C.V.  Search this
Names:
Orozco y Jiménez, Francisco, 1864-1936  Search this
Extent:
1 blueprint map
78 Prints (probably silver gelatin)
7 Pamphlets
Culture:
Lacandon Indians  Search this
Mexicans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Blueprint map
Prints
Pamphlets
Photographs
Place:
Chiapas (Mexico)
Palenque Site (Mexico)
Mexico
Date:
circa 1896, 1903-1906, 1909, 1914-1919
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs and pamphlets collected by Eber Cole Byam relating to American-owned rubber plantations and rubber cultivation in Chiapas, Mexico. They also include photographs depicting Mexicans, Lacandon Indians, dwellings, the Palenque Mayan site, religious schools, banana trains, mahogany cutting, and portraits of Francisco Orozco y Jimenez, Bishop of Chiapas and Archbishop of Guadalajara; they may include images of Eber Cole Byam and his family. The pamphlets include halftone prints of photographs by C. V. Cooper, published by the Castilloa Rubber Plantation Company, as well as publications by the Chiapas Rubber Plantation Company, Tulija River Plantation Company, and Palenke Rubber Plantation Company. The collection also includes some notes and records from Byam's time with the Chacamas Plantation Company.
Biographical/Historical note:
Eber Cole Byam (1886?-1937) was raised on his parents' rubber plantation in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. He was manager of the Chacamax Land Company, which had large holdings in Chiapas. Much of Byam's property was lost during the socialist revolution (1910-1920) and he became a vocal critic of revolutionary Mexico, accusing the movement of having purely anticlerical motives. He later became a member of the staff of Francis Clement Kelley, helping the Catholic bishop obtain documentation for his book "Blood-Drenched Altars" and other writings.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85-10
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Steamboats  Search this
Rubber -- Mexico  Search this
Rubber plantations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pamphlets
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 85-10, Eber Cole Byam photograph and pamphlet collection of Mexico, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-10
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85-10

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